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News - 9th January 2019
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Communications Manager Vacancy

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We’re recruiting! We’re looking for a creative and talented Communications Manager to join our small team in Twickenham, London. 

 

From quiet beginnings, parkrun has grown into a worldwide social movement with community its beating heart.

 

Committed to breaking down barriers to participation in regular physical activity and bringing communities together, we deliver free, weekly timed events every weekend that people of all ages and backgrounds can participate in – as walkers, runners, volunteers and spectators.

 

Our mission is to create a healthier and happier planet. Now in our 15th year, parkrun is delivered in nearly 1,700 locations in 20 countries with 415,000 different people having volunteered. We have recorded over 40 million run/walk performances so far with 3.3 million different people having completed a parkrun.

 

Communication is a critical part of the organisation. The Communications Manager will manage a small team based in Twickenham, South West London, who oversee a range of communication functions including managing the creation and distribution of content across all our digital channels, overseeing social media, press office duties, working with creative agencies, delivering content for our commercial partners and stakeholders, and working with other areas of the business to deliver strategic reports and presentations.

 

The role

 

Are you a great communicator, used to juggling deadlines and ready to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting organisation?

 

If so, check out the application process and job description. Find out more using the following links:

 

The deadline for applications is 5:00pm on Wednesday 23 January 2019.

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CONTRA: terms and conditions

1. The promoter is: parkrun UK (company no.09411750 whose registered office is Lower Deck, Unit 3, Phoenix Wharf, Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, TW1 3DY)   2. The competition is open to residents of the United Kingdom, with UK addresses, aged 18 years or over except employees of parkrun UK and their close relatives and anyone…